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The lock on your front door is an important element for your safety. There are different models, different materials and different qualities. But which lock to choose? We will help you choose a safe lock model.

The difference between a low-end lock and a secure lock

Know that, a motivated and experienced thief will come to the end of your lock. The only difference that the quality of your lock will make is to delay it, which will make them give up or risk getting caught. A high-end lock can take up to 20 minutes before giving up as compared to a few minutes for a low-end lock.

The different types of locks

You will find on the market various types of locks (deadbolt lock, combination lock, electronic lock, etc.).

As for safety, there are 3 grades of locks. Grade 3 locks are cheap. Grade 2 locks are of good quality and Grade 1 locks are of the highest quality.

The best brands of safe locks

For locksmiths, the best brands of high security locks are grade 1 locks.

Here are some reliable brands:

  • Abloy
  • Bi-lock
  • Corbin
  • CX-5
  • He co
  • Medeco
  • Mul-t-lock
  • Schlage

The price of a safe lock

A low-end lock will cost you between $20 and $50 and will greatly ease the burglar's work. A safe lock of grade one will cost you between $200 and $300 and about $70 an hour for locksmith work. The locksmith will tell you that you should see this not as an expense but as an investment, because such a lock has a life of 25 - 30 years so its cost price is only one dollar per month over a period of 25 - 30 years. Locksmiths like to talk about their craft and their products, contact a locksmith and you'll see!

Find a locksmith to change for a high security lock

For a commercial or residential lock change, it is important to find a professional locksmith who can assist you quickly with your change of lock. Helpmee allows you to find a professional locksmith in less than 30 minutes.


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